Pancreatic cancer - uncinate process

Case contributed by Dr Natalie Yang

Presentation

Jaundice.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

A relatively small mass is located in the uncinate process of the pancreas with a preserved fat plane around the superior mesenteric artery and veins. Both the biliary tree and pancreatic duct are dilated. A prominent celiac node is also present. Incidental splenunculi.

Case Discussion

Pancreatic head cancer without convincing vascular invasion / involvement, amenable to resection. 

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Case information

rID: 7115
Published: 6th Sep 2009
Last edited: 8th May 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included